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Contrasting “Africa rising” perception: survey indicate same basic needs continue.

Africa Security News.- Images of children and garbage in Africa.

Africa Security News.- Images of children and garbage in Africa.

Africa’s breakneck growth is not improving the lives of ordinary citizens across the continent, according to a landmark survey across 34 countries.

Despite some of the world’s highest economic growth rates, many Africans still report shortages of water, food, healthcare or cash according to an Afrobarometer survey of over 50,000 people.

The survey results appear to contrast with the perception of “Africa rising,” a continent casting off old stereotypes as growth rates touch double digits in some countries. READ ARTICLE HERE